A Case of Endometriosis in the Abdominal Wall Post Caesarean Section


We report the case of a 33 year old female who presented with endometriosis of the anterior abdominal wall following Caesarean Section at the surgical incision site. Abdominal Incisional Site Endometriosis can pose a diagnostic dilema owing to its relative rarity and vagueosity of symptoms, vis-a-vis, cyclical abdominal pain and occasional palpable mass associated with menstruation. A greater index of suspicion should be prompted in such patients especially if symptoms occur following pelvic surgery such as Caesarean Sections, hysterotomy, and myomectomy.

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E. Budhoo and D. Maharaj, "A Case of Endometriosis in the Abdominal Wall Post Caesarean Section," Surgical Science, Vol. 4 No. 2, 2013, pp. 125-127. doi: 10.4236/ss.2013.42023.

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